Buhari Inaugurates Cabinet, Fashola Heads Power, Amaechi Others Assign Portfolios


By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in members of the newly constituted federal executive council,  with former Lagos governor, Babatunde Fashola and his Rivers counterpart, Rotimi Amaechi heading the ministry of Power, Works and Housing as well as Transport respectively.President Muhammadu Buhari

Also assigned portfolio are former Commissioner of Finance in Ogun State, Kemi Adeosun who heads Finance ministry, Chris Ngige gets Labour and Productivity, Lai Mohammed gets Information and Audu Ogbeh, Agriculture.

Others are:

Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)–Solid Minerals

Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)–Interior

Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)–Women Affairs

Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)–Science and Technology

Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)–Justice

Hadi Sirika (Katsina)–State for Aviation

Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)–Water Resources

Solomon Dalong (Plateau)–Youths and Sports

Ibeh Kachikwu (Delta)–State for Petroleum

Osagie Ehanire (Edo)–State for Health

Audu Ogbeh (Benue)–Agriculture

Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)–Budget and National Planning

Lai Mohammed (Kwara)–Information

Amina Mohammed (Gombe)–Environment

Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)— State for Environment

Anthony Onwuka (Imo) – State for Education

Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa) — FCT

Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) — Education

Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia) – Industry, Trade and Investment

Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) — State for Trade, Industry and Investment

Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe) – State for Foreign Affairs
Claudius Daramola (Ondo) – State for Niger Delta

Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu) — Foreign Affairs

Monsur Dan-Ali (Zamfara) — Defence

James Ocholi (Kogi) – State for Labour

Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna) – State for Budget and National Planning

Mustapha Shehuri (Borno) — State for Power

Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)–State for Agriculture

Isaac Adewole Folorunsho (Osun) — Health

Usani Usani Uguru (Cross River) — Niger Delta

Abubakar Bwari Bawa (Niger) — State for Solid Minerals

Adebayo Shittu (Oyo) — Communications

Muhammadu Buhari — Petroleum

Buhari who announced the pruning down of the ministries to 24, urged his new cabinet ministers to work with speed to deliver the goods to Nigerian.


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